5.25 x 7.5
Acutab Publications, Inc.
Noted guitar builder and repair specialist Marty Lanham of The Nashville Guitar Company gives an inside look at the flattop, steel string guitar. Learn how the guitar creates its sound, and what each component contributes to the tone - plus what you need to know about common repair and maintenance of your guitar.. Symptoms of fret wear, loose braces, bridge plate wear, bride pulling up, and neck twist and warpage are among the topics covered in detail, with many close ups.
He goes into neck relief, temperature and humidity, tuning machines, intonation, finish issues and when a guitar's neck may need to be reset. He covers what to look for when buying a guitar from beginner to novice player. Also, showcasing several guitars he uses to demonstrate the concepts, including two pre war Martins and a rare guitar from the 1880's.
Run time 60 minutes
bridge pulling up
bridge plate wear
action and saddle height
temperature and humidity
truss rod adjustments cracks
choosing a used guitar
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